NKU: Jacobs begins his first season with the Norse...a
transfer from Kennesaw (Ga.) State...strong, physical inside presence
who could be major factor this season...powerful rebounder and
scorer in the post.
KENNESAW STATE: Saw action in 30 games and started 22
times...averaged 7.7 points and 5.0 rebounds last season...shot
47.9 percent from the field...put together a 17-point, 18-rebound
performance against Mercer...collected three double-doubles last
season...added a 17-point performance against Minnesota.
SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Trinity High School...averaged
17.0 points and 14.1 rebounds per game as a senior...led Trinity
to a 21-8 record that season...was named to the all-state second
team by the Louisville Courier-Journal and was an honorable mention
selection by the Lexington Herald-Ledger...recorded a double-double
in 25 of 29 games...had Trinity’s first-ever 30-rebound
game...scored 880 career points and was an all-region first team
selection in 2007...selected to represent Kentucky in the prestigious
Kentucky/Indiana All-Star Classic.
Born Nicholas Tanner Jacobs on Dec. 5, 1988...son of Jack and